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Caloundra: The Most Stunning Southern Resort on the Sunshine Coast

Caloundra is located along the Sunshine Coast strip and is well-known for its favourable weather, fishing spots, and exciting water sports. Coastal paths and the stunning view of the Glass House Mountains is what Caloundra is acclaimed for. Kings Beach would be the best place to be during the sunrise, just right before you head to the famous Caloundra's headlands.

There is a balance between land, air, and water attractions and tourist spots in the area. Sandy pristine beaches, grassy picnic spots, and a well-maintained track around the headlands would make any traveler enchanted in the area.

Top Things To Do and See in Caloundra


Caloundra Street Fair

Considered by many as the best market on Sunshine Coast, the whole family and solo travelers will have a great time with the activities available during the event. It is a celebration of locally made products, local artists, arts, and entertainment. Delicious treats are also available on site.


Caloundra and Bribie Houseboats

Flinders is one of the popular boats in Caloundra built to host ECO and National Park tours. Take an hour ride to head to the remote Bribie Island. The beautiful Pumicestone Passage is situated just a few minutes away. Kayaking, hiking, and fishing can be enjoyed there.


Caloundra Surf School

Surfing is one of the top activities tourists enjoy and look forward to when visiting Caloundra. Learn from the best and be taught by Caloundra premier surf schools and professionals during your stay. Check out Happy Valley, Dicky Beach, and Currimundi for surfing lessons.


Strawberry Fields

Open to the public seven days a week, especially during the strawberry season, it’s a perfect time to go strawberry picking in Caloundra from June to November every year. Take a bite from the freshest and sweetest strawberries in Australia by taking a visit in the area.


Sunshine Coast SkyDivers

Brace yourself as you literally conquer the skies of the beautiful Caloundra with views of the Bribie Island to Mooloolaba up to Moreton Island. The gorgeous Glasshouse Mountains is also just a glimpse away. The 20-minute flight 15,000 feet from the air is an experience to beat.


Skirmish Sunshine Coast Outdoor Paintball

Outdoor fun can never be as exciting unless you spend it at the Skirmish Sunshine Coast Outdoor Paintball. Perfect for adrenaline junkies, you’ll love playing games like Capture the Flag and The Bunker. Open 7 days a week, the activity is open to anyone 15 years old and above.

Eat & Drink

Eat and Drink

Located by the Esplanade, you can dine in the freshest seafood at the Tides Waterfront Dining. The airy space is a relaxing ambiance you'll enjoy while savouring the good food. Alfie's Mooo Char & Bar is a restaurant still near the Beach perfect for family gatherings and relaxed dining. La Dolce Vita is one of the famous Caloundra restaurants for Italian dining and there's a wide selection of wine to tone down your full stomachs. Steaks, seafood, and french dining can be savoured at the La Vue Waterfront Restaurant.



Caloundra accommodation options are plenty in the area and most are located near the beach or offers a stunning view of the beach. The Tripcony Quays Apartments at the Maloja Avenue offers a breathtaking view of the waters while providing a less expensive but relaxing place to stay. Families would love the Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park with its kid-friendly facilities. The Caloundra Holiday Centre is also right by the beach and brings you close to the market and other point areas in Caloundra.

How to Get Here

Caloundra is just a short hour and fifteen minutes away north of Brisbane. You can easily get to the suburb via taxi, car rental, or a convenient shuttle service. It’s quite easy to get to Caloundra since it’s a prime location at the southern end portion of the Sunshine Coast. It is connected to major highways such as the Sunshine Motorway and the Bruce Highway making it accessible to nearby suburbs and cities. Flying from Sydney to Caloundra will take you around 90 minutes while a trip from Melbourne to the suburb will take you two and a half hours by plane.

Getting Around

The best way to get around Caloundra would be via a car rental or a scooter. There are several rental car services available you can check out once in Caloundra. If you prefer public transportation, you can take a bus or a coach to get around the suburb. However, if you would rather enjoy the scenery behind the back seat, a shuttle service would be the ideal form of transportation for you. The area is also perfect for cycling. You can rent a bike in one of the local shops and enjoy strolling around the delightful streets of Caloundra. Plenty of parking is also available so you can bring along your car if you’re from a nearby suburb.

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